The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 4 11 2
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 129 80 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.78% 10.84% 22.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.37% 50.00% 65.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 46 54
Average daily rate
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£350 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £233 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £550 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £15.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 - £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -39.49%
Security Cleared
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
221 160 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.74% 21.68% 33.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 89 71
Average daily rate £350 £356 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +0.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 8
Average hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.68 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared.

1 239 (82.41%) SC Cleared
2 112 (38.62%) ITIL
3 101 (34.83%) Microsoft
4 84 (28.97%) DV Cleared
5 74 (25.52%) Windows
6 71 (24.48%) MS Excel
7 54 (18.62%) Service Management
8 44 (15.17%) Service Delivery
9 43 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
10 42 (14.48%) MS Exchange
11 40 (13.79%) SLA
12 39 (13.45%) MS Office
13 38 (13.10%) PRINCE2
14 36 (12.41%) Windows Server 2008
15 32 (11.03%) Exchange Server 2003
16 31 (10.69%) Microsoft Certification
17 29 (10.00%) Finance
17 29 (10.00%) VMware
17 29 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 28 (9.66%) Hyper-V
19 26 (8.97%) MCP
19 26 (8.97%) MCSE
20 25 (8.62%) MS Project
20 25 (8.62%) Cisco
20 25 (8.62%) Citrix
20 25 (8.62%) Incident Management
21 24 (8.28%) Change Management
22 23 (7.93%) Backup Exec
22 23 (7.93%) Active Directory
22 23 (7.93%) Project Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 42 (14.48%) MS Exchange
2 32 (11.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 21 (7.24%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (4.48%) Lync
7 11 (3.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (3.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (2.41%) IIS
10 5 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.34%) Moodle
12 1 (0.34%) Apache
Applications
1 71 (24.48%) MS Excel
2 39 (13.45%) MS Office
3 25 (8.62%) MS Project
4 14 (4.83%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.76%) Office 365
2 7 (2.41%) PaaS
3 4 (1.38%) IaaS
3 4 (1.38%) SaaS
3 4 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.55%) Firewall
2 17 (5.86%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (4.83%) LAN
4 12 (4.14%) WAN
5 8 (2.76%) DNS
6 7 (2.41%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.41%) TACACS
7 6 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (2.07%) Wireless
8 5 (1.72%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (1.72%) EIGRP
8 5 (1.72%) OSPF
9 4 (1.38%) BGP
9 4 (1.38%) VPN
9 4 (1.38%) DHCP
9 4 (1.38%) Multicast
9 4 (1.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (1.03%) Network Security
10 3 (1.03%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.03%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.17%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (2.41%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.07%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.07%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.38%) OLTP
4 4 (1.38%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.38%) OLAP
5 3 (1.03%) SQLPlus
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (0.69%) Essbase
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.34%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Selenium
1 3 (1.03%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.69%) MSI
3 1 (0.34%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.34%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.34%) NUnit
3 1 (0.34%) AdminStudio
General
1 29 (10.00%) Finance
2 11 (3.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.69%) Legal
4 1 (0.34%) Military
4 1 (0.34%) Back Office
4 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 56 (19.31%) Analyst
2 31 (10.69%) Support Analyst
3 29 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 27 (9.31%) Project Manager
5 22 (7.59%) Service Manager
6 21 (7.24%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 18 (6.21%) Service Analyst
7 18 (6.21%) Service Desk Analyst
7 18 (6.21%) Consultant
8 13 (4.48%) Support Engineer
9 12 (4.14%) Services Delivery Manager
9 12 (4.14%) Delivery Manager
9 12 (4.14%) Network Engineer
10 11 (3.79%) Team Leader
10 11 (3.79%) Transition Manager
10 11 (3.79%) Administrator
11 10 (3.45%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 10 (3.45%) Service Transition Manager
12 8 (2.76%) Architect
12 8 (2.76%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.69%) .NET
2 1 (0.34%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.34%) WCF
2 1 (0.34%) jQuery
2 1 (0.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (0.34%) PhoneGap
2 1 (0.34%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (0.34%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.34%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (0.34%) WSH
2 1 (0.34%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.21%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.10%) Blackberry
4 5 (1.72%) SCADA
4 5 (1.72%) User Experience
4 5 (1.72%) Statistics
5 4 (1.38%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.38%) PKI
6 3 (1.03%) CMDB
7 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.69%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.34%) Open Source
8 1 (0.34%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.34%) Replication
8 1 (0.34%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.34%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 74 (25.52%) Windows
2 36 (12.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (7.93%) Linux
4 20 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 12 (4.14%) Windows 8
6 11 (3.79%) Windows Vista
7 8 (2.76%) UNIX
7 8 (2.76%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.69%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.69%) CentOS
10 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (38.62%) ITIL
2 54 (18.62%) Service Management
3 44 (15.17%) Service Delivery
4 38 (13.10%) PRINCE2
5 25 (8.62%) Incident Management
6 24 (8.28%) Change Management
7 23 (7.93%) Project Management
8 17 (5.86%) ITSM
9 16 (5.52%) ITIL V3
10 13 (4.48%) Mentoring
10 13 (4.48%) People Management
11 12 (4.14%) Risk Management
12 11 (3.79%) Configuration Management
13 10 (3.45%) Validation
13 10 (3.45%) Line Management
13 10 (3.45%) Fault Management
14 9 (3.10%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (2.76%) Migration
15 8 (2.76%) Disaster Recovery
16 7 (2.41%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.24%) PowerShell
2 17 (5.86%) SQL
3 16 (5.52%) C
4 5 (1.72%) VB
4 5 (1.72%) Java
5 3 (1.03%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.34%) Ruby
7 1 (0.34%) Python
7 1 (0.34%) Perl
7 1 (0.34%) PHP
7 1 (0.34%) C++
7 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 239 (82.41%) SC Cleared
2 84 (28.97%) DV Cleared
3 31 (10.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (8.97%) MCP
4 26 (8.97%) MCSE
5 18 (6.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 17 (5.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 17 (5.86%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (5.17%) CCNP
8 10 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (3.45%) CCNA
9 9 (3.10%) HNC
9 9 (3.10%) HND
10 7 (2.41%) CCSA
10 7 (2.41%) CCSE
11 5 (1.72%) Degree
11 5 (1.72%) CCIE
12 4 (1.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 3 (1.03%) ISTQB
13 3 (1.03%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (13.79%) SLA
2 6 (2.07%) BS15000
3 3 (1.03%) QA
4 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.34%) BS25999
System Software
1 29 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (9.66%) Hyper-V
3 23 (7.93%) Active Directory
4 10 (3.45%) Firmware
5 7 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.72%) XenApp
6 5 (1.72%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.03%) NFS
8 2 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.69%) UAG
9 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.34%) vSphere
9 1 (0.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (7.93%) Backup Exec
2 21 (7.24%) OVSD
3 12 (4.14%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (2.76%) SCCM
5 5 (1.72%) XenMobile
6 4 (1.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (1.38%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (1.03%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.34%) SCOM
8 1 (0.34%) Cacti
8 1 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 101 (34.83%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.00%) VMware
3 25 (8.62%) Cisco
3 25 (8.62%) Citrix
4 21 (7.24%) HP
5 14 (4.83%) CheckPoint
5 14 (4.83%) Lumension
6 13 (4.48%) McAfee
6 13 (4.48%) Juniper
6 13 (4.48%) Oracle
7 12 (4.14%) Remedy
7 12 (4.14%) F5
8 11 (3.79%) Sophos
9 7 (2.41%) Computacenter
9 7 (2.41%) Blue Coat
9 7 (2.41%) NetApp
9 7 (2.41%) Nokia
10 4 (1.38%) SAP
11 3 (1.03%) Symantec
12 2 (0.69%) Dell
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